Utopia is defined as a place of ideal perfection especially in laws, government, and social

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Utopia is defined as a place of ideal perfection especially in laws, government, and social conditions, (merriam-webster.com). Utopia is a mindset that people are conditioned to believe is achievable, when in actuality it isn’t. In a utopian society when people believe that they have reached idealized perfection, there will still be things or people that make the society imperfect. “Every utopia faces the same problem: What do you do with the people who don't fit in?” (Margaret Atwood, a novelist, said this August 24th. 2003). This is the biggest problem with trying to create a utopian society. We live in a diverse world and throughout history have strived to make diversity acceptable. Having a utopian society where all of the people have…show more content…
For example, if someone in one of the groups wanted to go outside of his/ her group, as soon as he/she does that the whole utopian society is abolished. There is always going to be curious people who want to know why they are so isolated. I say this because if a utopian society is isolating groups of the same people, and someone goes outside of their group, it is no longer a utopian society.

In the Uglies, there are categorized groups of uglies, and groups of pretties. The uglies want to be pretties, and the pretties ignore that the uglies exist. Once you become a pretty, your whole world is partying and being carefree. I think that in the book, they believe that doing the procedure to alter everybody’s face will get them to have a perfect society, but there are still uglies that need to be turned pretty, and that’s what makes their society imperfect.

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"Listen, Tally, these two months are our last chance to do anything really cool. To be ourselves. Once we turn, it's new pretty, middle pretty, late pretty, then dead pretty"
(pg. 42). What this quote is saying is that once they become pretty, they will be labeled again. Utopia is said to be perfect, and having a society with groups that are categorized by their stages of prettiness is not a utopian society. Each group is not as good as the other group, and the whole idea of utopia is that it is perfect, but if one group is better than the other in a society, that does not make it perfect.

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